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    Hamlet (Eagle Lion, 1949). British Three Sheet (39" X 77"). Laurence Olivier's take on the Bard's melancholy Dane won four Oscars and set the standard for cinematic Shakespeare adaptations. The grand supporting cast includes Jean Simmons, Peter Cushing, and Patrick Troughten, with Christopher Lee appearing briefly as a literal spear-carrier. Offered here is an action-packed country-of-origin three sheet featuring Hamlet's heated sword battle with Laertes, played by Terence Morgan. The poster had staple holes, crossfold separations with some chipping, and several large tears in the borders and field, all of which has been addressed with outstanding professional restoration. Fine+ on Linen.

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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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